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Is Diovan (valsartan) hct safe women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is Diovan (valsartan) hct safe women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Thumbs down: Diovan (valsartan) hct is a combination of Diovan (valsartan) and hydrochlorothiazide. Both Diovan (valsartan) and hydrochlorothiazide are not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Talk with your doctor about finding another choice for your high blood pressure. We want both you and your baby to be healthy. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is niquil safe for pregnant women ?

Is niquil safe for pregnant women ?

Not really: Nyquil contains alcohol, which should not be used during pregnancy, and dextro-methorphan, which is pregnancy category c: "animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." [source fda]. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Can pregnant women take Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Prinivil (lisinopril): Prinivil (lisinopril) is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Ludiomil (maprotiline)?

Can pregnant women take Ludiomil (maprotiline)?

Give your OB, family: medicine doctor & psychiatrist a complete list of your prescription & OTC medications + herbs, vitamins & supplements. There are no published studies on outcomes in human progeny prenatally exposure to Ludiomil (maprotiline). Animal studies have shown no teratogenic effect or disruption of fetal brain development, so the FDA lists it as a pregnancy Class B medication , with no known adverse fetal effects. ...Read more

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Is captopril safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is captopril safe for  women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Ace inhibitors are not advised for use in treatment of hypertension during pregnancy due to their association with significant birth defects. Alternative medications that are safe in pregnancy should be used for treatment of preexisting hypertension during pregnancy. All treatment plans should be individualized between a woman, her ob/gyn, and possibly cardiologist and/or perinatologist. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Avapro (irbesartan)?

Can pregnant women use Avapro (irbesartan)?

Avapro (irbesartan): Avapro (irbesartan) is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk) ...Read more

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Is bystolic (nebivolol) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is bystolic (nebivolol) safe for  women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not recommended: This medication can cause problems in babies both before delivery and if you are breastfeeding. It can interfere with the babies normal heart pacing and lead to a too small baby. If you are taking this medication, talk to your doctor before you get pregnant. If you are already pregnant, call your doctor to discuss but don't come off until they say so. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Yes: Nausene is citric acid and sugar which is similar to hard candy like jolly rancher. It does have some artificial sweetener also which could be problematic if overdone. It is rated Cat C meaning that it has not been tested and found to be safe. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Apixaban?

Can pregnant women use Apixaban?

Apixaban: Apixaban is FDA PREGNANCY CATEGORY B. Discuss with OB. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Zelboraf?

Can pregnant women take Zelboraf?

Special circumstance: US FDA pregnancy category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. ...Read more

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Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Not recommended: It is an herbal product unregulated by the fda so has no safety data in pregnancy so it is better not to take it. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Ketoprofen?

Can pregnant women take Ketoprofen?

Ketoprofen: Ketoprofen is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out). ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Ask OB.: This is a class C drug, for pregnancy. Risk cannot be ruled out. Talk to your doc and see, sometimes the risks outweigh the benefits, but that is up to you and your OB to decide. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Can pregnant women take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): read this: http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/amlodipine.html like most drugs it should be given to pregnant women only when benefits outweigh risks ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Ifex (ifosfamide)?

Can pregnant women take Ifex (ifosfamide)?

Ifex (ifosfamide): Ifex (ifosfamide) is FDA Pregnancy Category D. It should not be taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Tenormin (atenolol)?

Can pregnant women use Tenormin (atenolol)?

Tenormin (atenolol): Tenormin (atenolol) is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

Dr. L Hartley
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Captopril (Definition)

It is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor which lowers blood pressure, unloads the heart and can protect ...Read more


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Capoten (Definition)

Capoten is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more